Looking for top-ranked, kid-friendly holiday parks in VIC?
We’re featuring an almighty collection of fun-filled BIG4 parks, voted by readers of the popular travel magazine and website, Holiday with Kids, among the best of the best.
This much-loved Bellarine Peninsula resort thoroughly deserves its no.1 ranking, dishing up excellent year-round attractions and entertainment for young and old. It’s all set in landscaped native gardens that are within walking distance to the beach and a short drive to the heart of historical Queenscliff and neighbouring Point Lonsdale.
While in the area…a tour of Fort Queenscliff is armed with appeal.
A regular award winner, this prized Gippsland holiday park excels at delivering memorable family getaways. Expect outstanding indoor and outdoor entertainment and first-rate accommodation, and all just a stone’s throw from the protected waters of Anderson Inlet.
While in the area…daytrip to Wilsons Promontory National Park for brilliant beaches and wombat spotting.
Nestled in pretty, shade-filled surrounds within easy reach of the CBD, BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields offers a hassle-free family escape from Melbourne. Ample in-park entertainment is coupled with a solid selection of family-friendly attractions right at your fingertips.
While in the area…vibrant Sovereign Hill is only a few hundred metres from the park’s back gate.
Located on the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula, this attractive park is a year-round family paradise with a ton of entertainment dotted among spacious surrounds. And it’s all backed by variable, quality accommodation that includes safari tents.
While in the area…Bellarine Adventure Golf is just minutes away and takes mini-golf to another level.
Pssst, parents: A short stroll through a paddock that neighbours the park leads directly to a cellar door. You’re welcome.
BIG Wye River is a perennial family favourite with its top-notch accommodation and facilities set among a magnificent riverside valley and backdropped by picturesque mountains. Better yet, there is a protected beach and a pub and café just metres from the front gate.
Ranked: No.6 (equal)
If you crave a family break that enables you to embrace the great outdoors, this is your spot. BIG4 Taggerty boasts an inviting bush setting on the banks of the Acheron River, shadowed by the impressive Cathedral Range. Adventure meets relaxation.
While in the area…in warmer months, you need not venture far to enjoy the aquatic playland that is Acheron River. In cooler months, enjoy snow play at nearby Lake Mountain Alpine Resort.
Ranked: No.6 (equal)
With loads to keep kids happy, BIG4 Anglesea is the ideal choice for family holidays along the Great Ocean Road. The quality park is close to the town centre and the beach, and some seriously cool safari tents are among the extensive accommodation range.
While in the area…because the kids have likely not been spoiled enough (!), get a sugar hit at the Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery.
This shade-filled park gifts a relaxing ambience that contrasts from its positioning just 9km to Melbourne’s vibrant CBD. Enjoy the best of both worlds; there’s plenty of children’s entertainment in-park and Melbourne’s many attractions are at your doorstep.
While in the area…spotted across town, Interaxcity Children's Museum in Malvern is an absolute winner.
Ranked: No.8 (equal)
Enjoy a fun-filled Murray River family holiday with a stay at this feature-packed park. Its pleasant surrounds are mere minutes to the city’s heart, as well as the Mighty Murray. Yet with so much to accommodate kids within the park, there’s every chance they won’t want to leave.
While in the area…the Pioneer Settlement captivates children and adults.
Set among garden-like surrounds and backing on to a beautiful beach, the popular park instantly allows visitors to embrace the island’s relaxed vibe. There’s plenty of activities to hold kids’ interest in-park, and outside of these surrounds awaits a wealth of attractions and amenities for all ages.
While in the area…action-packed A Maze 'N Things headlines myriad family entertainment.